FEATURED MARINE OF MCL DET. #1075
WE HONOR OUR FELLOW MARINE
HERBERT WINDELL ALLEN
We salute Marine Allen for his service to his Country, and Corps.
Herbert Allen enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1966. He was a member of Platoon 3062. He was selected as the "Most Outstanding Recruit" of his platoon. He was awarded the Leatherneck Magazine Dress Blue Uniform award, and meritorious promotion to PFC. He served in Vietnam with the First Marine Division as a Machine Gunner. He was also awarded the Presidential Unit Citation, Run-Muc Cross of Gallantry, Combat Action Ribbon, Three Purple Hearts, Six (6) battle Stars, Vietnam Service Medal w/ 3 stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, and the National Defense Service Medal. He served from 1966 - 1974. He was a Sergeant with 14 Combat operations "Search and Destroy" He also served throughout the Far East and the South Pacific.
Marine Allen, we thank you for serving. America owes you a debt of gratitude.-------God Bless
He currently serves as Jr. Vice Commandant of the PERCY JOHN FULTON Detachment 1075 of the MARINE CORPS LEAGUE.
"ONCE A MARINE, ALWAYS A MARINE"